Utah contains five schools that offer catering programs. Mountainland Applied Technology College, the highest-ranking catering school in UT, has a total student population of 533 and is the 934th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 catering schools in Utah, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Salt Lake City comes out as the most expensive ($30,807/yr), with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,568/yr.
Catering students from Utah schools who go on to become caterers, professional caterers, food service managers, food service directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 11,218,260 people working as food preparation and serving related employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,880. Also, Meeting and convention planners make on average $48,060 per year and there are about 51,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Utah alone, there are 330 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $43,930. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $20,200/yr and there are 89,260 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from catering, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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